Robert “Phil” Lewis

By | January 12, 2017

Robert “Phil” Lewis, age 60, of Oak Hill, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. He was born in Gallipolis to Barb Lewis and the late Robert Lewis.

Phil was a great husband to Tina D. Lewis for 36 years and a great father to Jennifer K. (Evan) Davis and Whitney J. (Aaron) Fair and Ian Robert P. Lewis.

In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by his grandchildren, Rhys, Connor and Lily Davis and Izzy and Eva Fair. Phil also has two brothers surviving, Chris (Judy) Lewis and Scott (Leesa) Lewis; and one sister, Tracey (late Todd) Deel. Phil was also dearly loved by in-laws, Marty (Pam) Lindamood, Lanna (Denver) Lively, Dianne (Gregg) Nelson, Patty Keigans and Robin Skeens. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Phil taught school at Wellston City Schools for 31 years, loving his final job as a PE teacher most of all. He coached volleyball, basketball and softball. He was a driving instructor, CPR instructor and a trail ride cook at Bob Evans Farms. He loved Ohio State and he loved life and all his family and friends.

Arrangements are pending under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to